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Supported Internship Tutor

Royal Mencap
Worcester, Worcestershire
£27,061 - £33,293 depending on experience
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

Job Details

Are you a dedicated educator with a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with special educational needs (SEN)? If so, we have an exciting permanent full-time opportunity (37.5 hours per week) for a creative and committed Tutor in Worcester. 

We are looking for a dynamic tutor who can adapt to varying teaching environments, accommodate various student needs, and is comfortable with a proactive schedule that includes traveling between different sites as required.

Joining us as a Tutor on our Supported Internship programme means joining a compassionate and uplifting team dedicated to empowering young individuals with learning disabilities, difficulties, and/or autism as they step into the world of work. As a Tutor, your role extends beyond teaching English and Maths – you're a catalyst for integrating these subjects seamlessly into lessons on employability and preparing for adulthood. Beyond academics, you'll inspire and instil vital life skills, shaping how your learners connect with and contribute to their wider community. There will be one class-planning day during the week for tutors. Join us on this transformative journey of education, empowerment, and community integration. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the development and growth of individuals with SEN, fostering their skills and independence in a meaningful way.

At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

Does this sound like you?

  • Experience of supporting people
  • Experience of delivering against targets
  • Experience of working with a diverse group of learners
  • A-C/9-4 English & Maths GCSE (or equivalent)
  • Recognised teaching qualification at level 5 (DTLLS, PGCE, CertEd, Level 3 PTTLs considered)
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering and assessing functional skills English and Maths up to level 2
  • Experience & knowledge of safe working practices
  • Good classroom management skills and strategies
  • Good time management and planning skills

Please see the Job Description for full role requirements.

All candidates offered an interview for this role will need to provide evidence of their GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent). You will also be asked for proof of your teaching qualification.

Job ID: 31980

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website.

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Feel like you’re changing people’s lives.

Feel like you’re changing society. Feel part of something big. And feel like you’re doing something that really matters – and that’s really worth it.

This is what working at Mencap feels like. And if your mind is already made up about applying, then don’t let us get in your way. But if you’d like to know a bit more about us first – particularly the values we stand for, and the ways in which we’ll reward you for the amazing work you’ll do here – then you’ll find the answers on our website.

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Mencap Training Academy - Birmingham
Lewis Building
Bull Street
West Midlands
B4 6AF

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